Women’s Olympique Lyonnais won the European Champions League for the eighth time. There was a 3-1 win over favorite club Barcelona.
Football players from Olympique Lyonnais suddenly toppled Barcelona from the throne of the Champions League with full force. The record winner around star striker Ada Hegerberg defeated defending champions in Turin 3:1 (3:1) and won the cup for the eighth time.
In the absence of injured international Jennifer Marozan (rupture of the cruciate ligament), Amandine Henry (6th) scored a dream goal, Hegerberg (23) and Catarina Macario (33) scored two goals for Lyon. Only world footballer Alexia Putillas (41) has been successful with Barcelona.
Barcelona with a miserable first half
The favorites, who had been dominant for two years, played a shockingly poor first half against the steering team guiding in front of more than 41,000 fans at the Juventus Stadium. The Catalans squandered their second Champions League victory, and it was also a deja vu bitter: in the 2019 final, Barcelona clearly lost 4-1 to the French record champion in Budapest.
As the last team in the Bundesliga, defending champions Wolfsburg were eliminated in the semi-final against Barcelona. In the new season, Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt will once again compete at the international level. (Mr)
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